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Katie Benner

@ktbenner

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Justice Department reporter at the New York Times. Send tips to katie.benner@nytimes.com or DM me for my # on Signal.

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@ktbenner
Katie Benner
31 minutes ago
"I meet lovely people who are passionate and committed to their neighbors. I care about that more than I care about meeting any politician." - @AsteadWesley, one of the best, most astute reporters at the NYT https://t.co/ZmOhgbIAIK
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@sheeraf
Sheera Frenkel
3 hours ago
Got to hold our book in my hands for the first time! The cover is even better in person than it is on the screen. So proud of @ceciliakang and myself for doing this, (working moms get it done), (pandemic or not)!! Order here: https://t.co/sCwYZtdRjG https://t.co/Dfw7FhB3Tk
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@HarryStebbings
Harry Stebbings
3 hours ago
6 years ago I recorded my first 20VC episode from my mother's kitchen and asked if we could unplug the home phone. Today we announce two new 20VC Funds: 20VC Early 📈 Pre-Seed-Series A 💵 $250K-$750K 20VC Explorer 📈 Series B-onwards 💵 $1M - $5M https://t.co/9hop0q8lvq
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@MikeBalsamo1
Mike Balsamo
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Nearly a year after a judge's son was shot & killed in NJ, the DOJ IG finds the U.S. Marshals Service lacks the capability of adequately detecting threats against federal judges across the nation & uses outdated security equipment to protect judges’ homes. https://t.co/qHdw4zXplE
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@DeadlineWH
Deadline White House
21 hours ago
"You get a real true sense for how much pressure Jeffrey Rosen was under. You get a real true sense also for how much the former president believed that this is how he could use the Justice Dept." - @ktbenner on Trump pressing DOJ to challenge the election w/ @NicolleDWallace https://t.co/iXuKD4ilbv
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@davidshepardson
davidshepardson
20 hours ago
There it is — @linamkhan is now FTC chair https://t.co/DPswJmxJyA
@FTC
FTC
20 hours ago
Lina Khan Sworn in as Chair of the @FTC: https://t.co/0WzXu9wqMS
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@nytpolitics
NYT Politics
a day ago
Two House committees examine the Capitol riot, Texas Democrats push voting rights legislation and @ktbenner reveals new details in how Donald Trump promoted false election fraud claims. Keep up with our politics briefing for updates throughout the day. https://t.co/ayTS3CNKb3
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@cliffordlevy
Cliff Levy
a day ago
"We stand behind The 1619 Project and Nikole’s work, for which she won a Pulitzer Prize last year, and oppose any attempt to restrict access to our journalism or that of any other news organization.” — NYT issues a statement strongly supporting The 1619 Project and @nhannahjones https://t.co/KVZfPoK3B4
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@jgeltzer
Joshua A. Geltzer
a day ago
“Today, I am releasing the first-ever National Strategy for Countering Domestic Terrorism. It lays out a comprehensive approach to protecting our nation from domestic terrorism while safeguarding our bedrock civil rights & civil liberties.” - @POTUS https://t.co/fKSvHcBpbM
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@nixonron
nixonron
a day ago
NEW @AP investigation: Since the 2010's at least 1,900 U.S. military firearms were lost or stolen, with some resurfacing in violent crimes. One weapon was used in four shootings in Albany, NY. The Army didn't even know it was missing. https://t.co/vpLkoKehpt
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@bresreports
John Bresnahan
a day ago
“Mr. Trump sent an email via his assistant to Jeffrey A. Rosen, the incoming acting attorney general, that contained documents purporting to show evidence of election fraud in northern Michigan” even after case had already been tossed. ⁦@ktbennerhttps://t.co/VGvo2exigJ
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@adamgoldmanNYT
Adam Goldman
a day ago
The emails show how Mr. Trump pressured Mr. Rosen to put the power of the Justice Department behind lawsuits that had already failed to try to prove his false claims that extensive voter fraud had affected the election results. ⁦@ktbennerhttps://t.co/v5flv8eF4S
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@ktbenner
Katie Benner
a day ago
NEW: Trump twice directly pushed acting AG Rosen to revive voter fraud lawsuits that SCOTUS & a federal judge rejected, per emails uncovered by House Oversight Committee. Perhaps the most explicit example yet of the ex-POTUS politicizing law enforcement. https://t.co/sNCla932uw
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Katie Benner
a day ago
NEW: Trump twice directly pushed acting AG Rosen to revive voter fraud lawsuits that SCOTUS & a federal judge rejected, per emails uncovered by House Oversight Committee. Perhaps the most explicit example yet of the ex-POTUS politicizing law enforcement. https://t.co/sNCla932uw
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@charlie_savage
Charlie Savage
a day ago
There were lots of developments today on the issue of DOJ leak investigations and secret seizures about reporters and members of the legislative branch. https://t.co/Vdwvp37vRJ
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@DavidLat
David Lat
a day ago
6/ President Biden has already nominated John Demers’s successor, Uber exec Matthew Olsen — and Olsen was picked well before the current controversy as well. In other words, Demers was on his way out regardless.
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@DavidLat
David Lat
a day ago
5/ It’s rare for a high-level DOJ official from a prior administration to serve this long into a new administration — and the fact that John Demers was asked to by top Biden officials reflects his excellent reputation on both sides of the aisle.
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@DavidLat
David Lat
a day ago
3/ But then read this @nytimes by @ktbenner, which has the right facts (even if the headline and sad-face photo, which Benner isn’t responsible for, reinforce the narrative that John Demers’s departure is tied to the scandal). https://t.co/DBgQs9IkX8
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